|Ugtem Molob, a Konkani Poets' Meet in Goa - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Recorded on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at the Tristao Braganca Cunha Hall, during the monthly (last Saturday) session of Ugtem Molob (Open Skies), a multilingual poets' meet in Panjim. Featured here are the readings of Ramesh Ghadi (in Konkani on the manipulations of politicians in current elections), Shakuntala Bharne (on love and politics), Lakshman Pitre (Marathi, ghazals, etc), Karan Khandeparkar, Bharat Naik (whose poems are also published in Sunaparant), Sheetal Salgaonkar (five tiny vers...
Keywords: goa; konkani; marathi; poets; english; ugtem molob
|Writing family histories from Goa - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Rudi Heredia SJ on the Irene Heredia memoir he co-edited (It's Been A Long Day) and Yvonne Vaz-Ezdani on her book of memories of Goans in Burma in 1942 (Songs of the Survivors). Chaired by Jerry Pinto. A discussion at the Goa Arts & Literary Festival GALF 2012.
Keywords: goa; memoirs; books; galf2012; india; writing; writing in english
|The Panjim Don Bosco Choir Sings (Goa, India) - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Daphne Sequeira leads the 17-year-old choir that is known for its melodious music. The choir conducts its practices at the Don Bosco school in Panjim, the capital of Goa, and also partakes in services there. Organists: Carole Gomes. Xavier Peres. Guitarist: Darryl Figueiredo. Singers Bass: Valentine D'Souza, Egidio D'Sa and Nester Fernandes. Tenor: Anthony Viegas, Merwyn Caldeira and Mervyn Jude Noronha...
Keywords: music; goa; religious; panjim; choir; Don Bosco's; daphne sequeira; english-language; former portuguese colony; panaji
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|Jerry Pinto... releases Em and The Big Hoon - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
A book release at the International Centre, Goa.
Keywords: goa; jerry pinto; novels; india; books; new titles; writers from goa; writers in english from india
|Mel D'Souza... author of Feni, Feasts and Firecrackers - Frederick Noronha [FN]|
Canada-based Goan author Mel D'Souza talks about his book and work... mel.dsouza at sympatico.ca Mel traces his roots to Saligao, Goa, and is also an artist. See this article on him here http://www.downhomelife.com/article.php?id=483
Keywords: canada; goan author; writing; authors; expats, newfoundland, goan writing in english, memoirs, biographies, portuguese goa, colonial goa
|Reviving a 1640-published book from Goa, in India - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
ARTE DA LINGOA CANARIM: A seventeenth century Konkani grammar by Fr Thomas Stephens SJ and others,was relaunched in a new edition on 19th May 2012 at 4 pm at the Dr Francisco Luis Gomes District Library, Navelim, Salcete, Goa by CinnamonTeal Publishing, in association with Dr Francisco Luis Gomes District Library, Navelim. In this audio recording of the event, Dr Madhavi Sardessai, Reader and Associate Professor, Department of Konkani, Goa University, delivers the keynote address...
Keywords: konkani; jesuit; scholars; grammar; early grammers; goa; india; portuguese; jesuit scholars; arte de lingoa canarim; english jesuits
|Children's Writing from Goa - Frederick Noronha|
Audio report of the release of a book on writing for children: Anita Pinto's Espi Mai is Stuck Again... and Other Goan Tales
Keywords: children's writing; Goa; India; reading; educational; local cultures; western coastal India; former Portuguese colony; writing in English in India
|The Short Story in Goa, a 2012 Perspective - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Comments from the jury and others of a 2011-2012 short story competition held in Goa, at the Fundacao Orient. January 28, 2012. The programme begins with a welcome by Fundacao Oriente delegate in India Eduardo Kol de Carvalho. Novelist-editor-writer Victor Rangel-Ribeiro talks about the 20th century birth of Goan writing in English. He traces the birth of novels in English, and more. Author Dr Maria Aurora Couto introduces the panel of judges...
Keywords: short story; goa; 2012; fundacao oriente; victor rangel-ribeiro; goan writing in english, jose lourenco, damodar mauzo, dr maria aurora couto, vishram gupte
|English theatre in Goa, 25 years later - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Mustard Seed Art Company, a small alternate venture started by a group of youngsters and their mentor (Professor Isabel Santa Rita Vas) completed 25 years in Goa, India in November 2012. On the occasion, a book of six plays staged by the troup was released in Panjim, Goa. The book of plays is entitled *Frescoes in the Womb: Six Plays from Goa* and is in English. Speaking at this release function are Konkani playwright Tomazinho Cardozo (director of the tiatr or Konkani theatre group Kala Mogi) a...
Keywords: goa; india; theatre; english; mustard seed art company; dr. isabel santa rita vas; panjim; kala academy; mario coelho; vivek menezes; thomazinho cardoso; vishnu surya wagh